The video of the Christchurch mosque killings portrays the murder of innocent people from the perspective of their killer, who also used it to disseminate his racist motivations and genocidal worldview. The recording was made with that intention — to spread. The company also acknowledged criticism that it should have done a better job. But its other explanations suggest the company was also thwarted by a much larger and less organized group: the Facebook users behind the rest of that 1. People wanted to see this. People wanted to share this.
'Best Gore' website will 'most likely' be charged for graphic dismemberment video, police say
Why I Can't Stop Watching Horrifying ISIS Decapitation Videos | WIRED
Even though every caution label and trigger warning screamed at me not to, and even though I knew what would happen to my head and my stomach if I did, I watched the video of the Jordanian pilot being burned alive by ISIS militants. The video is not linked there, by the way. That as a writer and editor, knowing about violence and death is, you could say, part of my job. Except my beat is not international terrorism. What his death had been like. Follow her on Twitter briannaLsnyder.
Police have charged the owner of a website that posted a grisly video at the centre of the Luka Magnotta murder case. Edmonton police allege Magnotta sent Marek the video last year and Marek posted it online while knowing that it depicted a real killing. Magnotta is to stand trial in September for the murder and dismemberment of Chinese university student Jun Lin in Montreal last year. Magnotta has pleaded not guilty in that case. Marek, who remains in custody, appeared briefly in court Wednesday and was scheduled to make another appearance Thursday.